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Posted On:
May 18, 2022
at 4:58 pm

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Kelly Greene

Communications Coordinator

Position:                    Communications Coordinator

Reports to:                Chief Operating Officer

Classification:           Non-Exempt

Revision Date:          November 2022

POSITION SUMMARY
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for communications for SciTech Institute including general communications, public relations, brand integrity and monitor performance metrics.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support and develop a communications strategy;
    • Design and implement campaigns to increase the number and engagement of collaborators, sponsors and general public users;
    • Generate content via written, pictorial, video and audio mediums;
    • Act as secondary content proofing for all content and communication platforms;
    • Monitor social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, including proofing content and scheduling content across platforms;
    • Work within the an email management platform to design evites, e-newsletters, and other digital communications;
    • Communicate happenings through articles, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, and editorials; 
    • Review Institute website content and format; 
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of public relations efforts such as securing earned media for the Institute’s large scale events and programs;
  • Produce promotional materials such as event materials, advertising copy, press releases, e-newsletters, annual reports and other collateral;
    • Monitor brand use by the internal team and external collaborators;
  • Report monthly metrics for newsletters, website visits, social media and other campaigns;
  • Document updates and improvements to the communication procedures developed;
  • Organize media content including videos, pictures, past stories and etc.;
  • Attend business and community meetings, conferences and networking events to represent Institute programs and opportunities with community stakeholders;
    • Maintain detailed notes and follow up tasks
  • Attend regular staff meetings, key events and other activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related discipline preferred.
  • Communication experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, 3 years.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proficiency with business applications such as MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), Canva, and Google applications;
  • Knowledge of CRM systems (Salesforce preferred) and some experience with basic database management;
  • Experience with multiple tasks while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills including speaking, writing, networking and public speaking
  • Ability to organize workflow, forecast time to complete assigned tasks and meet deadlines; meeting support with note taking and follow up emails
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and present solutions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budget management methods and techniques
  • Ability to build and maintain partnerships with diverse organizations in business, community, government and education
  • Demonstrated social media experience including blog posts and the use of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position requires sitting for extended periods of time. Occasionally requires standing, squatting, reaching and bending. Requires ability to receive information through oral communication both in-person and on telephone. Manual dexterity needed for using computer keyboard. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds. Must have adequate vision to operate computer and complete paperwork.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment.  The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as assigned work station, computer, phone, copier and file cabinet. 

CONCLUSION This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by the job holder. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. The Organization reserves the right to change, amend, add, delete, and otherwise assign any and all duties, responsibilities, and position titles as it deems necessary to meet the needs of the business

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